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  • Simonsig

  • Age: 8 (Foaled May 2nd, 2006)
  • Sex: Grey Gelding
  • Breeding: Fair Mix - Dusty Too (Terimon)
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Owner: Mr R A Bartlett

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Simonsig will miss King George

December 18th, 2014

Nicky Henderson has finally admitted defeat in attempting to get Simonsig to the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.

Nicky Henderson has expressed concerns over SImonsig's run in the King George VI Chase

December 13th, 2014

Nicky Henderson has expressed reservations about allowing Simonsig to make his reappearance in the the William Hill King George VI Chase.

Simonsig to miss Peterborough Chase and King George doubtful

November 27th, 2014

Simonsig has been ruled out of his intended comeback race - the Peterborough Chase - and isn't certain to make the William Hill King George VI Chase either.

Simonsig poised for Peterborough Chase

November 6th, 2014

Simonsig has been earmarked to return to the track at Huntingdon next month.

Nicky Henderson confident Simonsig can return as good as ever

August 30th, 2014

Simonsig is another of Nicky Henderson's star chasers who is on the comeback trail but the trainer is confident the grey can return as good as ever.

Simonsig is fully recovered from injury and set to return next season

May 1st, 2014

Nicky Henderson reports Simonsig to have fully recovered from the injury that kept him off the track for the entire season and is excited to bring him back next term.

Simonsig has been ruled out for the season

December 20th, 2013

Nicky Henderson has been forced to rule Arkle Trophy hero Simonsig out for the season.

Simonsig likely to miss King George after setback at home

October 25th, 2013

Smart chaser Simonsig is set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering a setback in his preparation for the new campaign.

Sprinter Sacre to stay at shorter trips

September 4th, 2013

Nicky Henderson has ruled Sprinter Sacre out of moving up to three miles for the King George VI Chase this season, saying that the star of British steeplechasing will instead pursue a similar route as last season on his way to defending his Champion Chase crown.

Long Run is to line up in next month's Punchestown Gold Cup following another fine effort in defeat at Cheltenham.

March 23rd, 2013

Long Run is set to sign off for his season in next month's Punchestown Gold Cup following another fine effort in defeat at Cheltenham last week.

Simonsig scopes dirty after winning Arkle at Cheltenham

March 16th, 2013

Nicky Henderson reported Simonsig scoped dirty after winning the Racing Post Arkle at Cheltenham while Oscar Whisky was "a bit lame" following his Ladbrokes World Hurdle flop.

Arkle favourite Simonsig could still run before the Cheltenham Festival

February 8th, 2013

Simonsig could possibly have a run in the Racing Plus Pendil Novices' Chase at Kempton on February 23 before his date at next month's Cheltenham Festival.

Barry Geraghty has high hopes of Cash And Go in the Betfair Hurdle

February 7th, 2013

Barry Geraghty is looking forward to riding Cash And Go in Saturday's Betfair Hurdle at Newbury.

GC Festival File

December 31st, 2012

In the first of a weekly series, Channel 4 and Racing UK's Graham Cunningham shares his early Cheltenham thoughts.

Simonsig made it two out of two over fences in the williamhill.com Novices' Chase at Kempton

December 27th, 2012

The long odds-on favourite Simonsig made it two out of two over fences in the williamhill.com Novices' Chase at Kempton.

Simonsig off and running

December 21st, 2012

Simonsig made the perfect start to his chasing career as only two finished in the Betfred Novices' Chase at Ascot.

Nicky Henderson doesn't know how Simonsig will handle conditions at Ascot

December 20th, 2012

Nicky Henderson has no idea how Simonsig will handle what promises to be very testing underfoot conditions at Ascot on Friday.

Simonsig is in line to make his chasing debut at Ascot in December.

December 8th, 2012

Simonsig is set to make his much-anticipated debut over fences at Ascot on December 22.

Simonsig nearing chasing bow

November 27th, 2012

Nicky Henderson is biding his time before unleashing top hurdler Simonsig over fences, though he should be on the track in two weeks.

Nicky Henderson has been forced to be patient with Simonsig after a setback

November 18th, 2012

Nicky Henderson is hoping to see Simonsig take his first steps on the path to the Arkle Chase at Newbury's Hennessy meeting after revealing the grey was a "little bit behind" schedule.